Vöru-váðOld Norse Dictionary - vöru-váð
Meaning of Old Norse word "vöru-váð" (or vǫru-váð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vöru-váð (vǫru-váð)
- f. marketable cloth, common wadmal; vöruváðar kufl, kyrtill, stakkr, Ísl. ii. 80, Nj. 32 (v. l.), Fas. ii. 343.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vöru-váð may be more accurately written as vǫru-váð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚢᚱᚢ-ᚢᛅᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)